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Olsen Repeats As MAAC WWP Player Of The Week

          Release: 03/26/2013
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EDISON, NJ - Iona College women's water polo junior Amy Olsen earned her second straight MAAC Offensive Player of the Week honor, and third of the season, after leading the Gaels to four wins in the first weekend of conference play.

Olsen anchored the Iona offense this week as the Gaels started the defense of their MAAC Championship, logging an astounding 27 points on 20 goals and seven assists in four games. Against VMI, Olsen played facilitator, dishing out three assists in a 15-6 Iona win. Olsen also drew three ejections and grabbed two steals in the victory. Against Wagner, Olsen led the Gaels with seven goals, including the game winner with 1:33 remaining in sudden death after sending the game into sudden death with a goal with one second left in the second overtime period. Olsen also drew four ejections against the Seahawks.

On Sunday against Villanova, Olsen had nine points on six goals and three assists as Iona defeated the Wildcats by nine. Against Siena, Olsen wrapped up the weekend with seven goals and one assist. Olsen also drew three more kickouts as Iona picked up its 15th straight conference victory, dating back to last season.

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